Review: could Zocor cause Plantar fasciitis?
Summary: Plantar fasciitis could be caused by Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Neurontin, and have Hypercalcaemia.
We study 60,279 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Plantar fasciitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Plantar fasciitis and more.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 60,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 88 people (0.15%) have Plantar Fasciitis. They amount to 0.63% of all the 13,922 people who have Plantar Fasciitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Zocor when people have Plantar fasciitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Plantar fasciitis||12.50%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||62.50%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Zocor * :
|Plantar fasciitis||58.33%||41.67% |
Age of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Zocor * :
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.44%||13.41%||35.37%||48.78% |
Severity of Plantar fasciitis when taking Zocor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Plantar fasciitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercalcaemia (27 people, 30.68%)
- Arthritis (20 people, 22.73%)
- Breast cancer (20 people, 22.73%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (18 people, 20.45%)
- Depression (10 people, 11.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (51 people, 57.95%)
- Celebrex (44 people, 50.00%)
- Levaquin (40 people, 45.45%)
- Zometa (39 people, 44.32%)
- Ambien (36 people, 40.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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